Bringing Up Toddlers

Answers to questions that parents in Italy with young children might have, including information on health matters, pre-school, child care and parental benefits...

Here you will find details of the choices of nurseries and pre-schools available to parents in Italy, the schedule of vaccinations and information about the parent and child benefits on offer.

There are three stages in the education system in Italy:

  • Pre-compulsory pre-school (ages 3-6)
  • Primary school (ages 6-14)
  • Secondary school (ages 14-20)

Italian pre-schools are considered among the best in the world and the vast majority of Italian parents opt to enroll their children.